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Stigma of People with HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Literature Review
The aim of this literature review is to elucidate what is known about HIV/AIDS and stigma in Sub-Saharan Africa. Literature about HIV/AIDS and stigma in Sub-Saharan Africa was systematically searchedExpand
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Factors associated with patient and health care system delay in diagnosis and treatment for TB in sub‐Saharan African countries with high burdens of TB and HIV
Objective To identify factors causing delayed diagnosis and treatment for tuberculosis in high tuberculosis (TB)/HIV burden African countries.
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Measuring information needs among cancer patients.
A scale for assessing information needs of cancer patients was constructed and validated. Two studies were conducted. Study 1 was designed to test the factor structure of the measurement instrument.Expand
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Determinants of Stunting and Overweight among Young Children and Adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa
Background Stunting and overweight are nutritional problems affecting most of sub-Saharan Africa. The region now has the world's highest rate of stunting among children (43%), while overweight andExpand
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The Impact of an HIV and AIDS Life Skills Program on Secondary School Students in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The evaluation of the Department of Educations' life skills program on HIV and AIDS prevention among Grade 9 students in 22 randomly allocated schools in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, showed only aExpand
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Physical and Psychosocial Correlates of Head and Neck Cancer: A Review of the Literature
This article reviews recent literature on the physical and psychosocial correlates of head and neck cancer, with a focus on quality-of-life issues, rehabilitation outcomes, and changes in theExpand
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A history of patient education by health professionals in Europe and North America: from authority to shared decision making education.
OBJECTIVE This paper describes the development of patient education from the 1960s until now and identifies future challenges to improve patient education. RESULTS Patient education developed fromExpand
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The effects of a systematically developed photo-novella on knowledge, attitudes, communication and behavioural intentions with respect to sexually transmitted infections among secondary school
A pre-post test follow-up design was used to test the effects of a systematically developed photo-novella (Laduma) on knowledge, attitudes, communication and behavioural intentions with respect toExpand
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Provider-patient interaction in diabetes care: effects on patient self-care and outcomes. A systematic review.
A systematic review of the research literature using Medline, Embase, Psyclit/Psycinfo and the Cochrane Library files 1980 through 2001, identified only eight publications based on well-designedExpand
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Psychosocial determinants of suicide attempts among black South African adolescents: a qualitative analysis
In South Africa, one in five adolescents attempt suicide. Suicide attempts continue to rise. We aimed to identify psychosocial target points for future educational interventions. One-to-oneExpand
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